Section 1.50002 of the Federal Communications Commission’s rules directs the Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau to publish a list of communications equipment and services (Covered List) that are deemed to pose an unacceptable risk to the national security of the United States or the security and safety of United States persons, based exclusively on any of four sources for such a determination and that such equipment or services possess certain capabilities as enumerated in section 2(a) of the Secure and Trusted Communications Networks Act of 2019, Pub. L. No. 116-124, 133 Stat. 158 (2020) (codified as amended at 47 U.S.C. §§ 1601–1609). Pursuant to the Commission’s rules, the Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau will maintain this list on the Commission’s website, and will monitor the status of any determinations in order to update the Covered List. More information on how the Covered List is compiled and updated can be found in the Commission’s rules at 47 C.F.R. § 1.50000 et seq.
The listed companies are:
Telecommunications equipment produced by Huawei Technologies Company.
Telecommunications equipment produced by ZTE Corporation.
Video surveillance and telecommunications equipment produced by Hytera Communications Corporation.
Video surveillance and telecommunications equipment produced by Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology Company.
Video surveillance and telecommunications equipment produced by Dahua Technology Company.
Additional details related to to the Secure Equipment Act can be found at: https://www.fcc.gov/supplychain/coveredlist
Students impacted by this federal restriction may seek assistance through the Dean of Student's Office.